Tokyo Summer Olympics

The Summer Olympics are back! Tokyo will host the Summer Olympic Games from July 23 through August 16, 2021. As the world's best athletes compete for the gold, PEOPLE will bring you their stories.

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Simone Biles on Putting 'Myself First' at Tokyo Olympics: '16-Year-Old Simone Would Never'
Simone Biles withdrew herself from four event finals at the Tokyo Olympics due to the "twisties," a disorienting condition that causes an athlete to lose air awareness and endangers their safety
BMX Olympian Connor Fields Doesn't Feel '100% Normal' After 'Nightmare' Injury in Tokyo
The gold medalist suffered from a brain bleed after a crash at the Olympics — what doctors dubbed “the worst injury of the Tokyo Summer Games”
Olympic Cyclist Elinor Barker Reveals She Competed (and Won!) in Tokyo Games While Pregnant
Elinor Barker took home a silver medal at the Tokyo Olympics in the women's team pursuit track cycling event
Boxing Matches at 2016 Rio Olympics Were Fixed by Referees and Judges, Investigation Finds
An independent investigation found that referees and judges were "complicit and compliant" in fixing bouts at the 2016 Rio Olympics
Track and Field Stars Hunter Woodhall and Tara Davis Get Engaged During Romantic Mexican Getaway
"Here's to the rest of our lives," wrote three-time Paralympic medalist Hunter Woodhall after proposing to Team USA Olympian Tara Davis on a beach in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Olympic Fencers Race Imboden and Ysaora Thibus Are Engaged! All About His Creative Proposal
Team USA’s Race Imboden and France’s Ysaora Thibus first met during the 2016 Rio Olympics
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Simone Biles Hits the MTV VMAs Carpet in Pale Pink Gown One Month After the Olympics
Gymnast Simone Biles walked the red carpet at the MTV VMAs, where she later introduced performer Doja Cat
Simone Biles Reflects on Tokyo Olympics 1 Month Later: 'I Wouldn't Change Anything for the World'
"I'm proud of myself and the career I've had thus far," the decorated gymnast said after winning a silver medal and a bronze medal at the Tokyo Olympics

Jessica Long Wins 25th Career Paralympic Games Medal with Gold for 200m Medley: 'I'm Over the Moon'

“This is what I came here to do,” the bi-lateral amputee swimmer said after earning her 14th career gold medal at the Paralympics